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Rising Muslim vote share will edge out secular parties in near future

Rise of Muslim parties: How will it change Indian politics?

Two equations will decide the politics of the Indo-Gangetic plain in the next three years and beyond, when elections are due in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, in that order. The first equation is M-M=0. The second is M-M=M. The first one is ..., 1 month ago
The Telegraph

Surface water loss worry for Ganga plains

New Delhi, Oct. 23: A swathe of land stretching from the Himalayan foothills to the Indo-Gangetic plains has experienced a steady and significant decrease in water stored in lakes, reservoirs, rivers and as groundwater over the past decade, government ...
 The Telegraph2 months ago

Climate change may hit rice yields in Asia: IPCC report

In Indo-Gangetic plains there may be a 50 per cent fall in
 The Hindu2 months ago

Seasons of Indian Air Quality

The skies over the Indo-Gangetic Plain —a river valley that includes parts of Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Bangladesh—are among the haziest in the world. Those four countries regularly come in near the bottom of annual rankings for air quality.
 NASA1 month ago

Salt invasion in Indo-Gangetic basin has led to 40% increase in human health problems: UN

LONDON: Large areas of rich irrigated and fertile land in the Indo-Gangetic basin is being lost daily to salt damage, confirms the UN. Crop yield losses on salt-affected lands for wheat, rice, sugarcane and cotton grown on salt-affected lands ...
 Times of India1 month ago


It is a hot Sunday afternoon. Parangipettai, the white town, less than an hour's drive from Cuddalore, is deserted. The Dutch stayed here till the 18th century. The Portuguese called it Porto Novo, the new port; it was the first colonial outpost on ...
 The Week11 hours ago

Roads are lifeline, need to recognise their significance

e, the black bitumen on roads, unbroken stretches and the vast expanse unfolding in the countryside and the hills, send the adrenalin pumping. Driving and travelling is not only a stress buster but also makes you learn so many things about nature, ...
 New Delhi Pioneer5 days ago

Where do Indian Muslims come from: RSS Ghar Wapsi rests on a colonial history of conversion

The Sangh Parivar's fervour for reconverting Muslims and Christians to Hinduism, euphemistically described as Ghar Wapsi programme, is linked to its narrow, even flawed, reading of history. It is ironical that the Sangh should be closer to colonial ...
 Firstpost.com1 week ago
Greentech Lead

India refuses time limit to cap greenhouse gas emissions

Reports from the UN climate meet in Lima say India has refused to accept a time limit for capping greenhouse gas emissions. This is really unfortunate. Environmental Minister Prakash Javadekar was right in saying that carbon dioxide (CO2) has ...
 Greentech Lead1 week ago India's 'no' to emission …  Yahoo! India1 week ago India's 'no' to emission cap deadline is unfortunate  Yahoo! Malaysia1 week ago
Millennium Post

Chill runs down city's spine on a lazy Sunday

rain and cold winds caused a major slump in the day temperature as the mercury settled seven notches below normal at 16 degree Celsius in the national Capital on Sunday. According to MeT department, the city received 3.8 mm of rain between 8:30 am ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago Rains and chilly winds send mercury south, freeze Capital  Millennium Post1 week ago Shivers on Sunday Rain hail make for Delhis coldest day this season  Hindustan Times1 week ago Delhi shivers with rain, cold waves  Indian Express1 week ago
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